ELECTORAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 05 OCTOBER 2013

Location: 
Classic Hotel, Λευκωσία
Date: 
Sat, 05/10/2013 - 11:00 - 12:00

We would like to announce that the Extraordinary General Assembly of the 26th August 2013 decided to hold new Management Board elections on Saturday, 5th October 2013. The Elections will take place at Classic Hotel in Nicosia at 11:00.

We call on any members interested to participate in the Elections, to fill in the attached application form and return it until midnight of the 21st September 2013 via email at info@acceptcy.org.

Eligible member: Any Full member of the organization that has registered prior to 2 months before the upcoming elections (i.e. until the 5th August 2013) and has settled any annual financial obligations. Eligible to run are also the funding members, after they have paid their annual subscription, and they can submit their applications within the above time limit.

Please find the application form here.

For any questions or clarifications please contact us at info@acceptcy.org.

03/09/13 - Global Speak Out for Russia In Cyprus

JOIN OUR MOCK PROTEST OUTSIDE THE RUSSIAN EMBASSY!
 
4.30pm: Meet up at European University of Cyprus
5.00pm: MAIN TARGET: Russian Embassy
6:30pm: March to Cypriot Parliament
7:00pm: Garhering at Faneromeni Square
9:00pm: Gathering at Svoura for the closing of the protest with Dj Rakan Loco
 
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WHAT WILL WE DO?
 
- We're taking a comedy approach to a serious issue with our 'RUSSIA HELP!' protest and posing as supporters of the homophobic law! Get creative and design your own placard from the perspective of a paranoid homophobe! :)
 
Here's some we came up with:
 
"PUSSY RIOT MADE MY DOG GAY! RUSSIA HELP!"
"IN MOSCOW I KISSED A GIRL.. & I LIKED IT! RUSSIA HELP!"
"PUTIN'S ANTI-GAY LAW TURNS ME ON!
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Extraordinary General Assembly - 26 August 2013

Location: 
NGO Support Centre - 27 Ezekia Papaioannou Str. (off Kennedy Av.), Nicosia
Date: 
Mon, 26/08/2013 - 18:00 - 21:00

We invite all of the Members of the organisation at an Extraordinary General Assembly on Monday 26th of August 2013, at the offices of the NGO Support Centre at 27 Ezekia Papaioannou Str. (off Kennedy Av.) in Nicosia.

The topic up for discussion in the agenda of the Extraordinary General Assembly is the possibility to call new Elections in September 2013, following the resignation of a number of board members.

All Full Members with settled obligations towards the organisation have the right to vote during the Assembly. Any members who have not yet paid for their annual subscriptions, can do so online at  http://www.acceptcy.org/membership or on the day of the Annual General Assembly.

Any Full Members who cannot attend the Extraordinary General Assembly can be represented by someone else with a signed copy of the attached proxy form.

For any further information or question, please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@acceptcy.org.

The Management Board, Accept – LGBT Cyprus

Note: After half an hour from the starting time, present members constitute a quorum. You can find a map for the site of the meeting here. 

 

Invitation from the President of the Board follows:

ILGA - Europe: Rainbow Map 2013

 

To mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (17 May), ILGA-Europe launches its Rainbow Europe package reviewing the human rights situation and assessing what life is like for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people in Europe in 2013.
 
Once again Cyprus appears together in the group of countries at the bottom of the list of countries as far as LGBT rights are concerned, with total mark of barely 20%, putting Cyprus on the 34th position amongst 49 European countries. 
 
Broken down to the different categories, Cyprus gets:
  • Respect of freedom of assembly, association & expression: 100%
  • Asylum: 25%
  • Legal Gender Recognition: 21%
  • Laws & Policies Agaist Discrimination 13%
  • Family Recognition: 8%
  • Protection Against hate speech/crime: 0%
TOTAL SCORE: 20% (34th amonst 49 european nations)
 
You can see the map together with the Coutry Score in the attached documents

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Press Conference: International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2013

Location: 
EU House, Vyronos Av. 30, Nicosia
Date: 
Wed, 15/05/2013 - 11:00 - 12:00

 

May 17th is a special day for the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans) community around the world. On this day it was decided by the Wold Health Organisation decided to remove homosexuality from its list of mental disorders in 1990. Since then, on this day a number of actions promoting the reduction of inequalities against people of different sexual orientation and gender identity take place.

On the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) 2013, Accept – LGBT Cyprus organise a

PRESS CONFERENCE

on Tuesday May 15th at 11:00 at EU House

(EU House, Vyronos Av. 30, Nicosia)

Main Speakers:

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*Wonders in the garden*

Location: 
48 Arsinoes, 1010 Nicosia, (walled)
Date: 
Fri, 17/05/2013 - 19:00 - 23:00

Dear members, friends and supporters of accept – LGBT Cyprus,

How wonderful would it be to live in a world with no discrimination? And how much easier it would be to join our voices and join our forces, to create this wondrous world with not discrimination?

It is with great pleasure that we invite you at the party we organize on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, to celebrate and to claim a wondrous (future) world without discrimination.

In the picturesque garden of KISA, at 48 Arsinoe street, on Friday, 17 May 2013 at 19:00hrs,come to mingle and have fun 

Free Entrance with very reasonable prices at the bar. (see attached price list)

Annual General Assembly 2013

Location: 
University of Nicosia, UNESCO Room
Date: 
Sat, 25/05/2013 - 11:00 - 14:00

Dear Members, Friends of Accept – LGBT Cyprus,

Ιt is with great pleasure that we invite you to our Annual General Assembly on Saturday, 25th May 2013 at the UNESCO Hall of the Nicosia University at 11:00am. The topics up for discussion during the Annual General Assembly are:

  • Board reporting
  • Approval of Treasurer's report and the financial activities of the Board
  • Any other business

At the Annual General Assembly any member can:

  • Suggest the introduction of new Regulations
  • Request modification or cancellation of existing Regulations
  • Raise any issues or motions concerning the operation or the objectives of the Organisation.

Any members who wish to add items on the Agenda, should contact the board at info@acceptcy.org.

All Full Members with settled obligations have the right to vote during the Annual General Assembly. Members who cannot attend the General Assembly can be represented by someone else with a signed proxy form. Proxy forms can be obtained by email at info@acceptcy.org.

Any members who have not yet paid for their annual subscriptions, can do so online at  http://www.acceptcy.org/membership or on the day of the Annual General Assembly.

We remain at your disposal for any further information you may need.

The Management Board, Accept – LGBT Cyprus

 

Note: After half an hour from the starting time, present members constitute a quorum. You can find a map for the site of the meeting here. 

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